The Medical degrees in Canada are for 3 to 4 years, and you are required to have a bachelor’s degree before enrolling into medical universities in Canada. If you are applying for a medical degree in Canada without background in Science, the duration of the course will be 5 years. To apply for a 4 year medical degree to study medicine in Canada, you are required to have a bachelor’s degree in biology or related subjects.


To pursue an MBBS course in Canada, the applicant needs to fulfil the following requirements.

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • English Language Proficiency Tests(6.5 band in  IELTS)
  • MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
  • NEET Scorecard
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Extracurricular activities certificates and achievement
  • Mark sheets and passing certificates of class 10th, 12th, Bachelor’s degree
  • Scorecard of English language proficiency exam. For example IELTS or TOEFL
  • Two letters of recommendation

What is the MCAT?

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a multi-choice exam created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Almost all US medical schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores during their university application.

The MCAT exam takes approximately 7 hours and a half to complete and it is comprised of 4 main parts:

  • Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
  • Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
  • Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behaviour
  • Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills


Average tuition fees and living expenses a year for international students studying MBBS in Canada is between CA$30000 and CA$125000 depending on the Universities. Other than the MBBS course fees in Canada,  the country is affordable for accommodation as well as for transportation also. Here is the MBBS in Canada Fees mentioned according to the universities.

College Name  Canada medical college fees 
University of Toronto $91760 Per Year
Dalhousie University $36413 Per Year
 Trinity Medical College  $41400 Per Year

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